Deciding that you want to transition from the for-profit sector to the nonprofit sector is just one part of your career journey. You also have to get specific about what you want to do and understand what many nonprofit hiring managers are looking for. Here are six articles to get you started:
- How can you break into the sector if you don’t have much experience? Read this story by the CEO of World Wildlife Fund China to pick up a few tips.
- Wondering how nonprofit hiring differs from for-profit hiring? There are three key differences you should know.
- Not sure how to structure your job hunt? Here are 17 tips to help you get started.
- Not sure how to organize your resume? Check out this template.
- Have an MBA (or considering one)? Here’s how the sector can benefit from your talent.
- Considering taking an internship to get your foot in the door? Keep these three tips in mind.
Of course, your approach will also vary according to the type of nonprofit you want to work for. It never hurts to schedule informational interviews with people doing the work you’d like to do or explore fellowships and internships to help you break into a new field.
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by Allison Jones